Demanding Weatherization and Housing Retrofits

Ideas and Issues

June 6, 2021 New Orleans Weatherization is old news in the United States. Such programs, though often woefully small, have been a staple of community action anti-poverty programs since the 1960s. Dilapidated and aging housing stock in lower income neighborhoods often meant atrociously high heating bills throughout the country. Shutoffs were common and emergency assistance …

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Arkansas at the Bottom of the Barrel for Tenants

ACORN Citizen Wealth Financial Justice Ideas and Issues

New Orleans        Reading the press release from the Arkansas Legal Services Partnership, there was no doubt that a significant victory for tenants had finally been won.  Arkansas had long been the only state that still criminalized evictions for tenants.In other words you could be evicted by the landlord filing criminal charges on you for not …

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